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The Penn Cove Water Festival will once again honor the region’s Native American heritage with canoe races, performances and education. The Water Festival allows Northwest tribes to share their heritage through tribal dancing, singing, storytelling, native artists’ booths and demonstrations. The event also includes food such as fry bread and salmon cooked over an alder wood fire.
Representatives with Frontier Building Supply confirmed Friday the business will be opening a Coupeville location.
Tony Popp, a public affairs officer for Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, reported that maximum winds were recorded at 57 mph at 2:02 p.m. and the fastest sustained two-minute winds were recorded at 45 mph at 2:12 p.m. North Whidbey Fire and Rescue had a few more calls than Oak Harbor.
Santa’s satellite workshop in Oak Harbor may be a little light on gifts for some boys and girls this holiday season.
The Coupeville Festival Association gave out more than $28,000 in community grants Monday night that help support the artistic and historic culture of Central Whidbey.
The appointment of a hand-picked commissioner to the Port of Coupeville last week raised questions about whether the public agency conducts business in an open and transparent manner.
Coupeville Town Council is anticipated next week to approve new utility rates that will increase the average homeowner’s bill by $42.
Coupeville Town Council members assert that the Navy should consider areas near the Central Whidbey touch-and-go field as “directly impacted” by jet noise. After initially withholding comment, the town council last month responded to the Navy’s request for input on how jet noise at OLF Coupeville affects historic properties. The Navy made the request as part of the Environmental Impact Statement study which is required with the switch to EA-18G Growler jets.
Aaron Syring said he first learned several years ago during a parent-teacher conference that child hunger was an increasing problem in Oak Harbor That realization led to the creation of a program in Oak Harbor that was already up and running in other communities.
Under sunny skies and despite an abundance of events on Whidbey over the weekend, attendance was strong for this year’s Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival.
Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival organizers are finalizing last-minute details before one of Whidbey Island’s largest events of the year gets underway Friday.
The pretty purple fields at Lavender Wind Farm off West Beach are a far cry from last year’s “bumper” crop.
Pretty soon electric cars will have a free charging station in Central Whidbey.
Members of the Coupeville Town Council got their first look at proposed utility rate increases during a special workshop and some council members were concerned the rate hikes might not be high enough.
Penn Cove Water Festival kicks off its 25th year today in downtown Coupeville.
This weekend’s Penn Cove MusselFest is about extra everything. Expect extra tour boats, extra shuttles, extra bathrooms, extra music and, most importantly, extra chowder tasting tickets.
An 82-year-old Oak Harbor man died Tuesday morning in a five car accident north of Dugualla Bay. The accident sent three people to area hospitals and shut down Highway 20 near Jones Road for several hours while police investigated.
The Port of Coupeville held a special meeting Friday after learning previous action taken in regard to tenant leases at Greenbank Farm was not legal.
In the process of moving into a new 12,544-square-foot shelter, administrators for Whidbey Animal Improvement Foundation have barely time enough to catch their breath.
Any hope that the Greenbank Farm Manage-ment Group could continue in an advisory role over the farm were dashed Monday night as the farm management group said it’s done. The Port of Coupeville is moving forward with plans to manage the farm itself.